juvenile offenders http://wrkf.org en Kids In Juvenile Detention Face Risk Of Violent Death As Adults http://wrkf.org/post/kids-juvenile-detention-face-risk-violent-death-adults Delinquent children are much more likely than their nondelinquent peers to die violently later in life, a study finds. And girls who ended up in juvenile detention were especially vulnerable, dying at nearly five times the rate of the general population.<p>"This was astonishing," says Linda Teplin, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University's medical school and the lead author of the study.<p>The researchers interviewed 1,829 people, ages 10 to 18, who were detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago between 1995 and 1998. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:49:00 +0000 editor 28174 at http://wrkf.org Kids In Juvenile Detention Face Risk Of Violent Death As Adults Fla. School District Trying To Curb School-To-Prison Pipeline http://wrkf.org/post/fla-school-district-trying-curb-school-prison-pipeline In Florida, one of the nation's largest school districts has overhauled its discipline policies with a single purpose in mind — to reduce the number of children going into the juvenile justice system.<p>It's a move away from so-called "zero tolerance" policies that require schools to refer even minor misdemeanors to the police. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:42:00 +0000 Greg Allen 18428 at http://wrkf.org Fla. School District Trying To Curb School-To-Prison Pipeline